Service Desk: 9am - 5pm
Monday to Friday
The Base, Alexandra Square, Lancaster Campus

Library Student Ambassadors

  • Location:
    North West
  • Position:
    Faculty/Departmental Tour Guide
  • Salary:
    £8.06 + holiday pay = £9.04 per hour
  • Date Posted:
    11 Aug 2017
  • Advertising End Date:
    17 Sep 2017
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Reference:
Job Description

Lancaster University Library has opportunities for 6 Lancaster students to help out with induction and orientation in the Library during Welcome Week (29th September) and the first few weeks of term.

Shifts are available Monday to Friday from 11am – 3pm, and you will be working approximately 10 hours per week.

You must be available for a 1.5 hour training session on Friday 29th September, from 10am – 11:30am.


  • To meet and greet students as they come into the Library.
  • Promote the Library’s key induction messages.
  • Introduce students to our core services.
  • Help students navigate the building.
  • Answer basic enquiries.

Person specification:

  • Familiarity with the Library building, its services and resources e.g. OneSearch, Self Service, e resources, bookable study spaces.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Confident personality, friendly and proactive approach.

To apply include your CV and a brief covering letter telling us why we should hire you!

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. For help and advice on covering letters:

Help from Careers @ Lancaster

Blog from ERS on why your Cover Letters matter

Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.


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